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Flag for Kiribati June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati, Christmas Island, Kiribati

Max view in Kiritimati
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 1:03 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Kiritimati: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 10:48 PM

Maximum: Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 1:03 AM

Ended: Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 3:18 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 30 minutes

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June 4, 2012 – June 5, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Kiritimati. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
11:59 PM Jun 41:03 AM Jun 52:06 AM Jun 5
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Local times for eclipse in Kiritimati on Tuesday, June 5, 2012

EventTime in KiritimatiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 10:48 PM137°Southeast56.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 11:59 PM166°South-southeast65.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseJun 5 at 1:03 AM200°South-southwest64.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 5 at 2:06 AM224°Southwest56.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 5 at 3:18 AM237°West-southwest42.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Kiritimati (LINT – Line Islands Time).

Eclipses visible in Kiritimati

Eclipse Visibility from KiritimatiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Jul 12SolarPartial
Total
2010Dec 21 / Dec 22LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013May 10SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 15 / Apr 16LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2018Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
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